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Newsletter for veterans and active duty military

Tax code changes could mean bigger returns for some service members, families: As our military sit down to file their 2018 income tax returns, The Department of Defense would like them to … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

GI Bill - Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship: Some college degrees in science, technology, engineering and math fields take longer than four years to complete, which is why the new Forever GI … more

Unity For Our Community Speech

(The Rev. Robert Jackson gave the following remarks following a showing of the famous “I Have A Dream” speech by the Rev. Martin Luther King at the end of the Unity For Our Community walk … more

Our vice mayor’s intentions are clear

To the editor: At the 12 January Breakfast meeting at the Friendship Inn, Vice Mayor Dwayne Martin made it clear where he stands on several issues facing Altus voters on 12 February. He wants to … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Congressional Budget Office suggests raising Tricare fees, cutting Veteran benefits to slash deficit: The CBO suggested that increasing Tricare enrollment fees for working-age retirees — … more

Are our city council meetings transparent?

The City Council meetings are supposed to be public meetings where the City’s business is discussed and voted on in public view. At the 8 January Council Meeting, the City Manager even made a … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Veterans are 50 percent more likely to commit suicide: Veterans are more likely to commit suicide than nonveterans and younger veterans are most at risk, according to VA data. Veterans (and active … more

Gov. Fallin speaks on term ending

By Gov. Mary Fallin In just a matter of days, Oklahoma will have a new governor and I will once again - after 28 years - be a private citizen. I’ve enjoyed my decades of service as a … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Legislation (Veteran tax legislation - H.R.1 |-Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Reform Issues): For the final few months of 2018, Republican lawmakers have built and rebuilt legislation to expand or extend … more

The truth to be known

The City Council meeting on Dec. 4 provides proof that the present city council supports the City Manager over its duty to do what is best for the people of Altus. In spite of the November elections … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Let us remember: This can be one of the most difficult times of the year for veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury. You may want to be aware of the … more

Letter to the Editor policies

As local elections for Altus municipal and school elections approach, The Altus Times reminds readers of our letter to the editor policies. We believe the letters section serves as a good forum to … more

Letter to the Editor policies

As local elections for Altus municipal and school elections approach, The Altus Times reminds readers of our letter to the editor policies. We believe the letters section serves as a good forum to … more

Letters to Santa from Blair Public Schools

Here is this year’s Letters To Santa from the Blair Public Schools. PreKindergarten 2018 Santa List I want a purple robot kitty with a purple fluffy tail. - Paizly I want a PS4. I … more

Time for someone to make a good basketball uniform

Go to most college and high school basketball games and you’ll see many players on both teams rolling over the waistlines of their shorts or tucking in the pant legs to allow more freedom of … more

State pensions in much better shape after Senate Republican reforms

An unheralded success of the Oklahoma Senate Republicans majorities has been the turnaround in state pensions. I’ve written in this series of columns about Senate Republicans’ … more

Concern over the leaving of Dr. Ashraf Mihanni

To the Editor:Many of us living in the area served by Jackson County Memorial Hospital are seriously concerned about the recent news that Dr. Ashraf Mihanni’s contract is not being renewed. … more

How we got here

Regarding the Propositions, many people have asked me what is going on at City Hall. The following is my best effort at clearing the fog.Each one of these events is easily verifiable, in case you are … more

Vote ‘yes’ on State Question 800

To the Editor:In my years as a farmer, I learned very early that among the essentials for success was setting money aside for the unpredictable, because the unpredictable always comes sooner or … more

Meeting was not as combative as media implied

To the editor:To the ladies and gentlemen who attended the Charter Information Forum on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018:Thank you for your (mostly) polite and courteous conversation on why the City Council … more
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